574 posts • joined 19 Aug 2009
Regheads will assume that I mean the Peripheral Component interconnect from Intel, when it could also be the Partita Communista Italiano.
I would say that the world seems to be going to hell, just like it usually does. Whose advice would you rather follow, Jesus Christ, the Dalai Lama, Bill & Melinda Gates, Marx or May?
Half of all the good guys and the bad guys are now online, just like we hoped hey would. That the Internet is a den of thieves, fake news, peddlers of religion and viagra should come as no suprise. Most of the threat to tthe net comes from politicians and do-gooders who would clean the webs.
And the next 7nm laptop processor will be designed by In, er, AM, um, Qualcomm: The 64-bit Arm Snapdragon 8CX
US told to quit sharing data with human rights-violating surveillance regime. Which one, you ask? That'd be the UK
What surprises me is that somewhere there's an installation of Windows ME that "works".
The Rovyal Navy sank the mighty German U-boot fleet and the Spanish Armada. Apparently they also conquered ME and MacIntosh.
"almost nobody has access to the ship’s CD/DVD-RW drives"
I wonder to how many knots those drives propel her forward.
SQLite creator crucified after code of conduct warns devs to love God, and not kill, commit adultery, steal, curse...
Nobody expects the spanish inquisition!
" the governments also controlled the religion"
Actually, no. Many rulers of yore have controlled religions to increase their power, sometimes claiming divinity for themselves.
"There is only one religion that can be interpreted as calling for the takeover of all the Earth by whatever means necessary. "
Yes, that is the God of Moses, Abraham, Jesus & Mohammed. Popes were the only religious leaders to control governments, instead of the other way around.
Re: Im sure theres only one reason why a tourist would visit that town...
"What about the people who live in Sussex? or Essex or any of the US States that have a Sussex County or Middlesex County or Essex County?"
What about Sexbierum in Friesland?
Google's motto used to be "do no evil"; is "make money, not love'"an improvement?
Only Microsoft can kill Windows (Win32)
Once upon a time on the far shore of the ocean, there was PC-DOS and it was hand-crufted in glorious assembly language. Then came Win16, which supported C and Pascal, Followed by Win32 and Win64, which mostly supported C. Like Prince Charles, Windows .NET and C# are the designated successor in waiting (or was that Midori?), and now in the name of ESR, Redmond wants you to switch to C++ anda new OS API. (where is the documentation for the NT kernel?)
Microsoft has signed up to the Open Invention Network. We repeat. Microsoft has signed up to the OIN
New Zealand border cops warn travelers that without handing over electronic passwords 'You shall not pass!'
New theory: The space alien origins of vital bio-blueprints for dinosaurs. And cats. And humans. And everything else
phopshine sounds like the name of a photoshop plug-in that makes your pictures shine.
We understand that the earth's atmosphere used to be reducing in the olden days, before photosyntheseis liberated lots of molecular oxygen (O2) that would readily react with any phosphine (PH3) our there to produce phosphates (H3PO4).
Proceeding from personal experience, exactly as one never should
Well, statisticallty speaking, the chance for a lady to encounter a company with a 2:3 female-to-maile programmer ratiio is somewhat euqal to a lad's chances to end up in a shop with a 1:30 female-to-male ratio.
There is a female-run software company in our lowly country, but when appearing on tv they still used gus to do the actual tech stuff.